Athlete of the Week

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Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: William Perry (boys outdoor track)

Posted Jun. 16, 2015 WELLESLEY Wellesley senior William Perry excelled in the discus and was a state qualifier in the shot put this spring. (Wicked Local Staff Photo / Sam Goresh) William Perry doesn’t shy away from a challenge. The senior and third-year member of the Wellesley High boys outdoor track team thrives on facing elite competition. “What [...]

By | June 16th, 2015|Categories: Athlete of the Week|

Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: Eve Driver (girls outdoor track)

Posted Jun. 9, 2015 WELLESLEY Eve Driver (front) won the Bay State Conference Championship in the mile and helped the Raiders to the Herget title this spring. (Wicked Local Staff Photo/ Sam Goresh) Eve Driver utilizes a unique way to perform her best for the Wellesley High outdoor track team. The junior channels her nerves into what she [...]

By | June 9th, 2015|Categories: Athlete of the Week|

Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: Michael Rosen (boys tennis)

Posted Jun. 4, 2015 WELLESLEY Even in his fourth season, Michael Rosen wasn’t handed anything. Although the senior captain entered the year as the de facto number one player on the Wellesley High boys varsity tennis team, Rosen’s mettle was put to the test before the season even began. Rosen and fellow senior Michael Pioso, the Raiders’ returning number two [...]

By | June 4th, 2015|Categories: Athlete of the Week|

Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: Caitlin Chicoski (girls lacrosse)

Posted May. 27, 2015 WELLESLEY Caitlin Chicoski wants to leave a lasting legacy at Wellesley High. After a 50-goal freshman season, she is certainly well on her way. The freshman midfielder burst onto the scene this spring, using her talented offensive touch to score 52 goals and power the Raiders girls lacrosse team to their best season in years. “I’m [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|Categories: Athlete of the Week|

Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: Andrew Lull (boys volleyball)

Posted May. 6, 2015 WELLESLEY Silver was never as good as gold for Wellesley High senior Andrew Lull. While many athletes are happy being a runner-up, the senior captain on the Raiders’ boys varsity volleyball team thinks that isn’t good enough. “I am inspired by losing,” Lull said. “I have kept all of my silver medals from club tournaments in [...]

By | May 6th, 2015|Categories: Athlete of the Week|

Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: Lexi Jones (girls basketball)

Posted Mar. 5, 2015 WELLESLEY WICKED LOCAL PHOTO / ALEX JONES Lexi Jones emerged as a leader when her team needed one most. Entering the winter, the girls basketball program at Wellesley High was in flux. Glen Magpiong, who was previously the boys varsity coach, stepped in to be the new girls coach. “If there was ever a [...]

By | March 5th, 2015|Categories: Athlete of the Week|

Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: Ally Isley (girls indoor track)

Posted Jan. 27, 2015 WELLESLEY Junior Ally Isley has excelled in four events helping the Wellesley girls indoor track team to a league championship this winter. WICKED LOCAL STAFF PHOTO / SAM GORESH Ally Isley knows the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Still, the junior captain and third-year member of the Wellesley High girls [...]

By | January 27th, 2015|Categories: Athlete of the Week|

Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: Thomas Nocka (football)

Posted Nov. 25, 2014 WELLESLEY Senior captain Thomas Nocka has been a force on the offensive and defensive lines for the Wellesley football team this fall. WICKED LOCAL STAFF PHOTO / KATE FLOCK Football was like a foreign language to Thomas Nocka when he started playing as a freshman. Nocka grew up in the United States, but he [...]

By | November 25th, 2014|Categories: Athlete of the Week|

Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: Alcy Torres (boys soccer)

Posted Nov. 20, 2014 WELLESLEY Alcy Torres was named a Bay State Conference All-Star and Wellesley High team MVP this fall. WICKED LOCAL STAFF PHOTO / BRETT CRAWFORD Alcy Andres Torres has never been too far away from a soccer ball. His father, Alcy Sr., played the game professionally in Ecuador, and Alcy Jr. started playing the game [...]

By | November 20th, 2014|Categories: Athlete of the Week|

Wellesley Townsman Athlete of the Week: Maddie Holden (girls cross country)

Posted Nov. 12, 2014 WELLESLEY WICKED LOCAL STAFF PHOTO / KATE FLOCK Maddie Holden didn’t exactly stay on course during her journey to the cross country team. Cross country wasn’t Holden’s first choice. She began her athletic career at Wellesley High on the field hockey team, where she discovered she had a knack for running. Needing to find [...]

By | November 12th, 2014|Categories: Athlete of the Week|